Field Reports

News and views from the Field team

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    The Week Brexit Got Real

    Empty supermarket shelves, pound/euro parity and Government concessions on the Parliamentary process. This was the week that the sheer...

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    The Week that Oratory Died (Conservative Party Conference)

    Few present would deny that, whatever your politics, this Conservative Party Conference was good fun. With the opposition in...

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    May Day Manifesto (Conservative Party Conference)

    Almost three months into the job, we now have an answer to the question: what does Theresa May stand...

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    Stop. Hammond Time (Conservative Party Conference)

    Yesterday’s big event at Conference was Philip Hammond. Though, if you watched his speech, you’d be forgiven for not...

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    Domestic Policy: Never Mind the BXXXXX (Conservative Party Conference)

    Today was meant to both draw a line under Brexit and move onto the domestic front, with Philip Hammond’s...

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    Prime Minister’s Answer Time (Conservative Party Conference)

    The importance of party conferences is often overstated. The political class gather for a few days, and their levels...

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    You’ll Never Walk Alone (unless you’re Owen Smith)

    The leadership result on Saturday is a defining moment for the future of the Labour Party. Only the most...

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    The Return of the Yellow Peril

    The Party Conference season got underway with a low-key gathering of the Liberal Democrats in Brighton. Reduced to just eight MPs...

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    All Change Please

    Same sized Parliamentary boundaries has long been an ambition of the Conservative Party’s top brass. The feeling that the...

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    Going, Going, Camer-Gone

    As the Theresa May premiership gets into its stride, there will be one less familiar face watching from the...

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    Sturgeon’s Independent Approach

    For some, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon still feels like a breath of fresh air, yet as she approaches...

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    May’s Grammar Lesson

    Less than two months into the job, and Theresa May finally started to experience the reality of political gravity...

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    Honour Role

    After a week of speculation about the likelihood of a list packed with mates, advisors and donors, David Cameron’s...

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    UKIP Post Brexit

    UKIP may yet have the last laugh, but right now the Party is suffering a post-Farage hangover, followed by...

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    The First Week of May

    After her first week in office, Theresa May has yet to put a well-heeled foot wrong. In any new...

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